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My 99 ford taurus is registering that it has low coolant on the dash board. its leaking a little under the passenger front side under the hood. i also smell somthing like burning,hot under the hood also

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This may be as simple as a split heater hose, you need to locate the leak, check the hoses going into the firwall, the clamps may have eventually pressed into the old hose causing a split. to eliminate this simply replace the heater hoses and clamps, the smell is more than likely coolant leaking onto the exhaust. Check it out, drive safely.

Posted on Dec 05, 2009

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Could very well be coolant, depending on what color your using, orange, green whatever, but it should feel a little oily when you rub it between your fingers. Top up your bottle in the meantime, and have it checked, before it does worse, more expensive/extensive damage to your engine.

Posted on Dec 05, 2009

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